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Maribeth Kradel-Weitzel Launches Posters Against Ebola Project: Print Magazine

In an interview published in Print magazine Dec. 17, Maribeth Kradel-Weitzel, associate professor of graphic design communication, discussed her Posters Against Ebola project. Kradel-Weitzel has curated more than 20 posters on the Ebola epidemic from graphic designers around the country. All …

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Graphic Design Students Present Promotional Projects for National Constitution Center

Graphic design communication seniors this week presented their plans to promote civic holidays to officials from the National Constitution Center, who selected the top winners from the semester-long project. “We were incredibly impressed,” said Stephanie Reyer, vice president of exhibitions …

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PhilaU Wins Three UCDA Graphic Design Excellence Awards

Two projects created in Philadelphia University’s graphic design communication design workshop have won Awards of Excellence in the 2014 University and College Designers Association’s (UCDA) 44th annual design competition. The awards were for the exhibition design and collateral materials for “Single …

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Student Teams Envision New Packaging Solutions with Georgia Pacific

This semester, 24 students from a variety of disciplines worked with Georgia Pacific, a leading global packaging producer, to solve a growing problem facing today’s e-commerce industry: how to build a better box. The Georgia Pacific Innovation Institute tasked four …

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PhilaU Lauded as Top School for Design and for its Online Communications Program

PhilaU recently was named a top school for design by Graphic Design USA, which noted that “education is more important than ever as the lines between the studio and the classroom, the office and the academy, continue to blur.” The …

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Graphic Design Student Wins National Design Competition Award

Graphic design communication senior Nadin Radwan received a merit award for student work in the 2014 HOW Promotion and Marketing Design Awards. Her entry, “Identity Generator,” is a tool to assist graphic designers with the selection of visually pleasing color …

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Graphic Design Senior Kristine Garcia Named 2014 Student to Watch: Graphic Design USA

Graphic design communication student Kristine Garcia was named a “2014 Student to Watch” by Graphic Design USA magazine. This is the third year in a row that a PhilaU graphic design communication student has been recognized by the magazine.

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Graphic Design Director Frank Baseman writes about playing card project: HOW Design Live

Frank Baseman, director of the graphic design communication program, wrote about the playing card project that graphic design students worked on for PhilaU Admissions in HOW Design Live, a leading industry website.  Read the article here.

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“Single Bullet” Exhibit Immerses Audience in JFK Assassination Investigation

Almost 50 years after President John F. Kennedy was shot and killed, visitors at the preview event of Philadelphia University’s striking new exhibition, “Single Bullet: Arlen Specter & The Warren Commission Investigation of the JFK Assassination,” were transported back in …

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Kradel-Weitzel receives Sappi grant to support arts education in public schools

Maribeth Kradel-Weitzel, associate professor of graphic design communication, has been awarded a $30,000 grant from Sappi Fine Paper’s Ideas That Matter program to create promotional materials for Fresh Artists, an organization that seeks to generate funding and programming for arts …

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